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KHL.RU: Ilya Kovalchuk picked up a goal as SKA St Peterburg beat Servestal Cherepovets 3-2
Semyon Varlamov made 34 saves for the shutout, backstopping Lokomotiv Yaroslavl to a 4-0 victory over CSKA Moscow. Ilya Bryzgalov gave up four goals on 29 shots in the loss.
Victor Hedman collected two assists as Barys Astana blanked Traktor Chelyabinsk 3-0.
Sergei Gonchar’s second period goal wasn’t enough for Mettalurg Magnitogorsk, as they fell 2-1 to Avangard Omsk.
THE AHL.COM: Taylor Hall (1 goal, 2 assists), Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (2 assists), Jordan Eberle (1 goal, 1 assist) and Justin Schultz (1 goal, 1 assist) powered the Oklahoma City Barons to a 6-4 win over the Texas Stars.
Brayden Schenn (1 goal, 2 assists) and Sean Couturier (1 goal, 1 assist) led the Adirondack Phantoms to a 5-1 victory over the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.
SPORTING NEWS: The NHL lockout has led to a 12 percent increase in AHL attendance, but it hasn’t yet proven a windfall.